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Question # : 36024


There was a death of a Khoja person. Our Alim sahib led the funeral prayer of the person and he was buried in our Qabrastan. Is it correct? If not, please give reasons why it is not correct.

Answer : 36024

Published on: Dec 26, 2011

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 131/131/M=1433)

If that person was Muslim then it was right to lead his janazah salah and bury him in the graveyard. And if his beliefs were like Shia then it was not lawful for any Sunni Alim to lead his janazah salah.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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